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English walnut tree


a Eurasian walnut valued for its large edible nut and its hard richly figured wood; widely cultivated


plant noun (plants and fungi)


English walnut trees

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Princeton WordNet


Juglans regia [species] | Circassian walnut | English walnut | Persian walnut | J. regia [abbreviation, species]

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Juglans regia [species] | Juglans duclouxiana [Dode, species] | Juglans fallax [Dode, species] | Juglans kamaonia [(C. de Candolle) Dode, species] | Juglans orientis [Dode, species] | Juglans regia var [C. de Candolle, species] | Juglans sinensis [(C. de Candolle) Dode, species]

Juglans regia, the Persian walnut, English walnut, or especially in Great Britain, common walnut, is an Old World walnut tree species native to the region stretching from the Balkans eastward to the Himalayas and southwest China. The largest forests... (39 of 2399 words, 16 images)

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New World Dictionary:

English walnut [United States] | Juglans regia [species, sense-specific]

an Asiatic walnut tree now grown in Europe and North America | its nut (13 of 18 words, 2 definitions, 1 image)



English walnut | Juglans regia [species]

a Eurasian walnut with large edible nuts and hard richly figured wood ; also, its nut or wood (18 of 34 words)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

English walnut | Juglans regia [species, sense-specific]

A Eurasian tree "(Juglans regia") cultivated in southern Europe and California for its valuable wood and its large, edible nuts. | The nut of this ... (24 of 28 words, 2 definitions)


Random House Dictionary:

English walnut | Juglans regia [species, sense-specific]

a walnut tree. | the nut of this tree, widely used in cookery. (12 of 18 words, 2 definitions)



Juglans | broad leaflets (section Juglans) Juglans regia Juglans sigillata [subtype] | narrow leaflets (section Rhysocaryon) Juglans australis Juglans brasiliensis Juglans californica Juglans hindsii Juglans hirsuta Juglans jamaicensis Juglans major Juglans microcarpa Juglans mollis Juglans neotropica Juglans nigra Juglans olanchana... [subtype] | section Cardiocaryon Juglans ailantifolia Juglans cinerea Juglans mandshurica [subtype]

A taxonomic genus within the family Juglandaceae -- the walnuts. (9 of 11 words)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

walnut [tree and nut]

any of about 20 species of deciduous trees constituting the genus Juglans of the family Juglandaceae, native to North and South America, southern ... (23 of 325 words, 5 images)


Collins Dictionary:


any juglandaceous deciduous tree of the genus "Juglans", of America, ... | the nut of any of these trees, having a wrinkled two-lobed seed and a hard ... (26 of 494 words, 6 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:

walnut | walnut tree | English

the large wrinkled edible seed of a deciduous tree, consisting of two halves contained within a hard shell which is enclosed in a green fruit. | the ... (26 of 111 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

walnut | walnuts [plural]

[countable] a tree that produces nuts and wood ; [countable] a nut you can eat that has a knobbly surface (=covered in small round lumps) inside a ... (27 of 64 words, pronunciation)


Columbia Encyclopedia:

walnut | butternut | wingnut

common name for some members of the Juglandaceae, a family of chiefly deciduous, resinous trees characterized by large and aromatic compound leaves. ... (22 of 57 words)


Cambridge Dictionary:


a nut with a slightly bitter taste and a series of folds in it and a hard shell, or (the expensive light brown wood from) the tree that produces these ... (30 of 38 words, pronunciations)


Encarta Dictionary:

English walnut | English walnuts [plural]

a large wrinkled nut with a round shell in two halves | a deciduous widely grown tree that produces English walnuts and lumber. Latin name Juglans ... (25 of 45 words, 2 definitions)

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